Best areas to live in Bournemouth
Bournemouth is such an appealing place to live; it’s bursting with glistening bodies of water and sandy beaches – what’s not to love?
Whether you’re looking for a terraced house with a garden or a smart semi-detached home near a highly rated school, there will always be a property in Bournemouth to match your requirements. This really is a location with excellent options to choose from, near and far.
Despite being located in Bournemouth, Westbourne really feels like a quaint little village. Its special charm and unique appeal particularly tempts those that are new to the area, as does its range of highly ranked primary schools. It’s lined with independent coffee shops, grand hideaways and great restaurants. Properties are sought after here; you can expect to pay around £370,124 for a property in this popular location.
Best known for being the seaside suburb of Bournemouth, Boscombe is popular for those who want to breathe in the salty sea air. Located to the east of Bournemouth town centre, it presents affordable living for residents, which is part of its appeal. And, it still offers great primary and secondary schools for families looking to move to the area.
Winton has a great community feel about it, with a mixed bag of people, from students to families. This suburb can be found around one mile north of Bournemouth’s town centre, and it’s east of Wallisdown. There’s plenty going on here for residents to take advantage of, including a great nightlife scene. You’ll be looking at paying approximately £322,371 for a home here.
Families flock to Southbourne, with its quiet surroundings, great schools and not forgetting its host of local cafes at The High St. to dip in and out of. It may be a richer area, but it welcomes all and the people are super friendly. Plus, the houses there are never too far from the livelihood of the town centre. Potential homeowners can expect to pay around £421,576 to live here.